EDGE #241: Rescue Efforts NZ Earthquake, Air NZ Awarded, Beauden Barrett Player of Year; Weta & Magic Leap; NZ Refuge For the Mega Rich? + Millbrook Best for Golf ++ more

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 16 November 2016 | #241 | New York
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Community/General | Guardian (The)
15 November 2016
Rescue Under Way For Thousands Stranded By New Zealand Earthquake
Following Monday’s 7.5 earthquake near Hanmer Springs on New Zealand’s South Island, which saw two people dead and several injured, “military helicopters and a navy ship dispatched to coastal town of Kaikoura with buildings across swathes of country being checked…

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Travel & Tourism | World Golf Awards
15 November 2016
Millbrook Resort Named Best Golf Hotel in Oceania
Millbrook Resort has been named Best Golf Hotel 2016 in Oceania and New Zealand in this year’s World Golf Awards. New Zealand has been named the Best…
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Business | CNN
16 November 2016
Air New Zealand Named “Most Excellent” Airline for 2017
“Air New Zealand has been named 2017 Airline of the Year by AirlineRatings.com in its Airline Excellence Awards,”…
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Rugby | Washington Post (The)
14 November 2016
Beauden Barrett Voted World Player of the Year
“New Zealand flyhalf Beauden Barrett has been voted World Player of the Year as the world champion All Blacks swept the major awards at the end of a…
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Politics and Economics | Washington Post (The)
15 November 2016
Is it Time for Disgruntled Americans to Move?
“The prospect of a Trump presidency led to some prominent Americans – including Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – joking, or perhaps half-joking,…
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Nature | Guardian (The)
15 November 2016
Oamaru’s Underpass for March of the Penguins
A group of Little Blue Penguins have had their own underpass built between their nests and the sea at Oamaru Harbour to protect them from traffic and give them…
Story
Society | Bloomberg
11 November 2016
New Zealand Is The New Refuge For the Mega Rich
New Zealand’s isolation has long been considered the country’s Achilles heel. “That remoteness is turning into an advantage, however, with hedge-fund…
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News | Canada Free Press
14 November 2016
A Toast to New Zealand’s Wine
“New Zealand wine regions are at their most spectacular in fall, when the days are long and bathed in late sunshine,” as reported in an article in the Canada Free Press, which features some of New…
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New Zealand | Business Insider
14 November 2016
NZ Cave Has Beautiful Phenomenon That Doesn’t Exist Anywhere Else
“Deep underground in New Zealand’s North Island, a winding underground universe of limestone caves…
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New Zealand | Economic Times
13 November 2016
The Green Landscapes Of New Zealand
“From the undeveloped interiors of Caribbean islands to the virgin jungles of southwestern Africa to the temperate rain forests of Oceania and the Pacific Northwest, it is possible to trek…
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New Zealand | Lonely Planet
13 November 2016
The Best of Taranaki
“Tucked away on the central west coast of New Zealand’s North Island, the Taranaki region is both overlooked and under-appreciated. But for more intrepid travellers, the area dubbed ‘the ‘Naki’ is definitely worth a detour,” writes…
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Community/General | Australian Business Traveller (The)
11 November 2016
Ritz-Carlton Coming to Auckland
The Ritz Carlton will open an Auckland Hotel come 2019, reports Chris Chamberlin in an article in the Australian Business Traveller.”We have long desired to bring The Ritz-Carlton to New Zealand and…
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Taste | Sun (The)
10 November 2016
MasterChef’s Monica Galetti Back for New Series
There are 48 cooks taking on the challenge of impressing fearsome judges Monica Galetti and Marcus Wareing as MasterChef: The Professionals returns to…
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Film & TV | WeGotThisCovered
12 November 2016
New Ghost in The Shell Behind the Scenes Released
“Come 2017, Hollywood veteran Scarlett Johansson will be headlining Paramount’s lavish Ghost in the Shell movie as The Major, an elite cyborg…
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Business | Forbes
12 November 2016
Inside Magic Leap, the Startup Changing Computing Forever
At Magic Leap, the start-up that secretly raised nearly $1.4 billion in venture capital, humanoid robots are walking down the…
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Business | Epoch Times
11 November 2016
Sam Ovens Teaches Americans Secrets to Wealth
Entrepreneur Sam Ovens, who is originally from Auckland, achieved something truly unique – by the age of just 25. He became a consultant to consultants and made…
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Film & TV | Metro US
10 November 2016
Melanie Lynskey Sticking to the Indies
Melanie Lynskey, star of the latest Duplass brothers film, Rainbow Time, talks to Metro US about indies, acting for friends and being chummy with the most evil people in the world: film…
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Taste | Well + Good
10 November 2016
Food Blogger Jessica Prescott’s Kale Recipe Wows
Vegan food blogger and photographer New Zealander Jessica Prescott’s kale scones recipe features on lifestyle and news site Well+Good. Prescott,…
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Community/General | ABC News
09 November 2016
Tall Ship Celebrates Tenacious Sailors
New Zealander Paul Shaw was a keen sailor until an accident 28 years ago left him in a wheelchair. Then he heard about the Tenacious, a tall ship run by a UK charity, so he quickly went…
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